AWC-SB Board Launches 2021 Season with September 8 Networking Event

Kymberlee Weil, International Speaker Coach and Women of Achievement honoree, offers tips for fine-tuning a 30-second “Elevator Pitch

(Santa Barbara, Calif.) The Santa Barbara Chapter of the Association for Women in Communications (AWC-SB) kicks off its fall season on Wednesday, September 8 with a networking event called“How to Hone your ElevatorPitch and Practice It.”

A polished, brief self-introduction is a powerful tool for showing off your skills and talents. Kymberlee Weil, a Santa Barbara-based international speaker coach, and storyteller will offer advice for how to craft your story into a memorable 30-60 second “elevator pitch.” Following the brief tutorial, AWC-SB members and guests will move into breakout rooms where they can practice their pitches and network with other communicators. The event, on Zoom, begins at 5:30 PM. It’s free for AWC-SB members. Guests are invited to attend for a $10 fee. Members of the public are welcome. To register for the event, click HERE.

“We have an exciting series of programs planned for this fall,” says Lisa Osborn, AWC-SB president. “Our board has been working hard to line up topics and speakers that will help our members achieve professional excellence as communicators.”

Board members for 2021-22 are Lisa Danhi, Christine DiBerardino, Leslie Dinaberg, Carolyn Jabs, Lauren Bianchi Klemann, Monica Kunz, Lisa Osborn, Erica Schweitzer and JoanTapper. AWC-Santa Barbara is part of a national organization that has been encouraging women to develop their skills as communicators for over 100 years.

AWC-SB presents monthly meetings which help people at all stages of their careers stay current with important developments in the technology, practice, psychology, and ethics of communications. Its signature event is the AWC-SB Women of Achievement Awards. The luncheon, held annually in April, recognizes outstanding local female communicators. More information about the Association for Women in communications Santa BarbaraChapter, including benefits of membership and upcoming events, can be found atawcsb.org.

About AWC and AWC-SB

AWC is a national organization that has been encouraging women to develop their skills as communicators for over 100 years. The Santa Barbara chapter sponsors monthly meetings which help women at all stages of their careers stay current with important developments in the technology, practice, psychology, and ethics of communications. Members are also encouraged to assume leadership roles in the organization, their careers, and their communities. For more information, including upcoming events, go to awcsb.org